May 2017 Rides
Saturday, May 13 – Good Life Ride
Registration begins at 8:00 with ride beginning at 9:00.
The Slow Bikers will gather in the corner of Tacky Jacks’ parking lot to begin the ride.
Sunday, May 14 – No Ride, Happy Mothers’ Day!!
Sunday, May 21 – Ocean Springs Ride
Ocean Springs, Mississippi: Start Time TBD. Meet at the L&N Train Depot (Visitors Center) 603 Washington Ave.
Getting There: 1 ½ hr. Fairhope to Ocean Springs (I 10 West to Exit 50, 609 South all the way down to Ocean Springs. Cross over Bienville Blvd (rt. 90), Cross over railroad tracks and take an immediate left onto Park Rd. and another immediate left into the parking lot of Train Depot (Visitors Center)
A 15.5 mile bike loop featuring the downtown area, old Ocean Springs historic district (residential area, no path but very little traffic), front beach and east beach (wide paved trail along beach), Gulf Islands National Seashore Davis Bayou, salt marsh area, picnic tables, pavilion, RESTROOMS (This is the half way point), Lunch at a local restaurant following ride.
Sunday, May 28, 3:00 – Orange Beach Back Country Trails
This ride in Orange Beach along the Back Country Trails. The group will start from the trailhead at the Sportsplex in Orange Beach. This is located just off Canal Road, just east of the Toll Bridge. Continue through the parking lot, past the big soccer fields. You’ll see an arched entryway to the trails. For more info on the trails, see http://www.backcountrytrail.com/. or see Trail Map HERE.